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FAMILY LESSONS SHAPED SALEM DISTRICT COURT NOMINEE

By Katie Lannan

STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE

STATE HOUSE, BOSTON, AUG. 9, 2017...Making his case Wednesday for why he should be appointed to the District Court bench, North Shore attorney Randy Chapman pointed to lessons he learned from his two grandfathers -- one who would never let his great-grandkids win at checkers and the other a professional boxer who once thwarted a gunpoint mugging.

Chapman, Gov. Charlie Baker's nominee for a Salem District Court judgeship, came before the Governor's Council for a confirmation hearing, where a Supreme Judicial Court justice, a former police chief turned lawmaker, and courthouse colleagues testified on his behalf.


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